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Common Blue  Common Blue,Polyommatus icarus Click/tap to enlarge

Common Blue

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  1. Very nice! Posted 7 years ago

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The common blue butterfly is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae and subfamily Polyommatinae. The butterfly is found throughout the Palearctic. Butterflies in the Polyommatinae are collectively called blues, from the coloring of the wings. Common blue males usually have wings that are blue above with a black-brown border and a white fringe. The females are usually brown above with a blue dusting and orange spots.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jul 27, 2012. Captured Jul 26, 2012 16:21.
  • NIKON D90
  • f/6.7
  • 1/350s
  • ISO160
  • 90mm